Amber Tamblyn and David Cross expecting first child

Amber Tamblyn and David Cross expecting first child

Just yesterday, Amber Tamblyn announced that she was pregnant with a baby girl in a powerful essay she penned for Glamour magazine and BFF Blake Lively, who has two children of her own with husband Ryan Reynolds, wasted no time in congratulating Tamblyn on the big news! I'm pregnant, with a daughter on the way. I think constantly about the world I am bringing her into.

Lively posted an adorable pic on Instagram of her rubbing her fellow Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star's belly alongside of photo of a baby Tamblyn with her mother.

The opinion-editorial, however, was not about her journey to motherhood but about her concern regarding her child growing up in the United States.

She Will Not Resign To A Role As An Object Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty ImagesLOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 01: Actress Amber Tamblyn attends the 2014 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony at J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live on February 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. "I am asking you to rethink women, period".

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Taking a jab at Clinton's Republican rival Donald Trump, she concluded, "I'll be voting for a future for my daughter where conversations about our bodies and our lives are broader than what value they have for men". The actress recalls having to call her mother up and tell her about her story of assault as it began to go viral, only to have her mother share a story of her own.

Tamblyn begins her essay by discussing Trump's sexist treatment of Clinton in this year's presidential race.

I can't wait to see the great things their daughter will go on to do. She's also a grandmother.

As a mother-to-be, the 33-year-old admits she worries about how she will be able to "protect" her daughter from the way "women are seen", unless serious changes are made in attitudes. Whether you are an actress, a teacher, a candidate for student council or a candidate for President of the United States, if you are a woman you have navigated your life exclusively in a world built by and for men.